Criminology and the Criminal Justice System / Edition 5 available in Paperback
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About the Author
Dr. Freda Adler is a Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice. She is the Director of the Master of Science Program in Criminology and a Visiting Professor in the Department of Criminology at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her BA in sociology, her MA in criminology, and her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Adler began her career in criminal justice as an evaluator of drug and alcohol treatment programs for federal and state governments. Since 1968, she has taught subjects such as criminal justice, criminology, comparative criminal justice systems, statistics, and research methods. She has served as criminal justice advisor to the United Nations, as well as to federal, state, and foreign governments. Dr. Adler's published works include 13 books as author or coauthor, 9 books as editor or coeditor, and over 90 journal articles. She has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Criminal Justice, Criminology, and the Journal of Research on Crime and Delinquency. Dr. Adler serves as editorial consultant to the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology and is coeditor of Advances in Criminological Theory. She also has served as president as the American Society of Criminology (1994-1995).
Dr. Gerhard O. W. Mueller is Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University, School of Criminal Justice. Between 1974 and 1982, he served as Chief of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Branch. As such, he was responsible for all of the United Nations’ programs dealing with problems of crime and justice worldwide. He has been a faculty member of universities and colleges across the country and around the world.
Dr. William S. Laufer is Associate Professor of Legal Studies at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Teaching since 1987, his subjects include criminological theory, corporate and white collar crime, and business ethics. Dr. Laufer’s research has appeared in a wide range of journals.
Table of Contents
PART 1: UNDERSTANDING CRIMINOLOGYChapter 1. The Changing Boundaries of CriminologyChapter 2. Counting Crime and Measuring Criminal BehaviorChapter 3. Schools of Thought throughout History
PART II: EXPLANATIONS OF CRIME AND CRIMINAL BEHAVIORChapter 4. Psychological and Biological PerspectivesChapter 5. Strain and Cultural Deviance TheoriesChapter 6. The Formation of SubculturesChapter 7. Social Control TheoryChapter 8. Labeling, Conflict, and Radical TheoriesChapter 9. Environmental Theory
PART III: TYPES OF CRIMESChapter 10. Violent CrimesChapter 11. Crimes against PropertyChapter 12. White-Collar and Corporate CrimeChapter 13. Public Order CrimesChapter 14. International and Comparative Criminology
PART IV: A CRIMINOLOGICAL APPROACH TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM Chapter 15. Processes and Decisions Chapter 16. Enforcing the Law: Practice and Research Chapter 17. The Nature and Functioning of Courts Chapter 18. A Research Focus on Corrections